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Word of the Worlds May 2017

The May Issue of Word of the Worlds is out! This issue, bookseller David presents Collective Resistance in Scifi. If you'd like to receive Word of the Worlds via email (and who wouldn't?), click here to sign up. --Chris

 

May Day 2017

As is our tradition, our Oakland store will be closed on May 1, in honor and celebration of May Day. Whether you’re working or not, though, are fingers-crossed in sympathy or locked-arm in solidarity with the struggle of May Day, we hope you have time today to haunt a capital-C Capitalist with its spirit. 

 

Word of the Worlds April 2017

The April Issue of Word of the Worlds is out! This issue, we're excited to focus on Women Writers in Scifi, too often forgotten. If you'd like to receive Word of the Worlds via email (and who wouldn't?), click here to sign up. --Chris

 

National Poetry Month 2017

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For the month of April, we have created a video poem for each day. Check each day to see what's new. Spread the word and, most importantly, enjoy!

Word of the Worlds March 2017

March 2017

Oakland's February Bestsellers!

Look at all this James Baldwin Oakland was reading in February! 

FICTION
 

Lincoln in the Bardot, by George Saunders

Norwegian by Night, by Derek B. Miller1984, by George OrwellStories of Your Life and Others, by Ted Chiang

 

Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet, Book Two, by Ta-Nehisi Coates

March, Book One, by John LewisGo Tell It On the Mountain, by James Baldwin

Giovanni's Room, by James BaldwinOutline, by Rachel Custk

 

 

 

NON-FICTION
 

Tell Me Everything You Don't Remember, by Christine Hyung-Oak LeeMephistos and Other Poems, by Michael McClureSketch Your Stuff, by John Stich

Norse Mythology, by Neil Gaiman

What We Do Now, eds. Dennis Johnson & Valerie Merians

 

The Fire Next Time, by James Baldwin

Hillbilly Elegy, by J. D. VanceHope in the Dark, by Rebecca Solnit

I Am Not Your Negro, by James BaldwinJust Mercy, Bryan Stevenson

 

 

 

KIDS/YOUNG ADULT
 

We Are Okay, by Nina LaCour

Might Might Construction Site

Rad Women Worldwide, by Kate SchatzGhosts, by Raina TelgemeierWho is Barack Obama

We Found a Hat, by Jon Klassen

A is For Activist, by Innosanto NagaraAnne of Green Gables, by L. M. Montgomery

Not Quite Narwhal, by Jessie Sima

Word of the Worlds February 2017

February 2017

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